3 Things to Remember about Advice from Friends during Divorce

Who did you choose to confide in first as you started the divorce process? Often times, it’s those closest to us- friends or family members whom we turn to right away with questions about what we should do, who to consult with and what steps to take first. Although it’s beneficial to start building a […]

Do you have An Unsinkable Soul?

Can you think of a specific moment in your life when suddenly everything changed? Have you discovered that you must face a lengthy battle with a chronic illness? Fallen into the deep, slimy pit of depression and unable to climb out on your own?  Have you been blindsided by the abrupt departure of someone you […]

5 Smart Questions to Ask when Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

When it comes to making the best decision about which lawyer to hire for their divorce, many people rely on getting a referral from a friend of relative. Although this is a common way to choose a lawyer, it can lead to a very frustrating mismatch in expectations between how you expect that your case […]

Is Divorce Mediation the Right Choice for you?

Our guest post is from Cheryl and Joe Dillon from Equitable Mediation Services. Their firm practices in the areas of divorce mediation and works  with clients in Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  As a divorce mediator, I witness first-hand the sadness, stress and anxiety that divorce inflicts upon the people involved. But while the decision […]

Should I Divorce or Not?

Are you wavering back and forth about whether or not to divorce? Since divorce cuts across all the parts of a person’s life, you’re probably experiencing many fears and doubts about what to do and second-guessing any of the decisions you have made so far. Even if you have made the decision to move forward […]

How to Deal with the #1 Complaint about Divorce Lawyers

Are you considering hiring a divorce lawyer or currently working with a lawyer to guide you through the divorce process? Although most people remember to ask a divorce lawyer how much they charge per hour and how much experience they have with divorce cases, there is something even more critical that you should find out […]

Who Likes your Facebook Updates the Most? Divorce Lawyers!

Did you post an update about yourself or share a photo on Facebook today? If you are currently separated or going through a divorce you could be putting your future at risk. At a time when you are in over your head with all the confusion, pain, fear and anger that come along with the […]

Deciding to Divorce: Emotional Tug-of-War

Are you or someone you know, contemplating the thought of whether and when to file for divorce? Since divorce cuts across all the parts of a person’s life, most people experience a lot of doubts about what to do and second-guess any of the decisions they do make. In her book, “Contemplating Divorce” Divorce Expert […]

6 Smart Questions to Ask when choosing a Divorce Attorney

 What percentage of your caseload involves Family Law?  If you expect that your case could become complicated, look for an attorney who has many years of hands-on experience and ask if they have additional training or certification in Family Law.   In which counties are most of your Family Law cases in? If your specific county […]

3 Smart Moves for Women who are Separating

If you are considering separating from your husband, you are probably overwhelmed with the emotional swings back and forth and wondering what will happen next. You may not even want a divorce and are trying hard to reconcile. During a time like this, you may not realize just how critical it is to take some steps […]